News to know: Volleying data; Office 2.0; iApology; Patch Tuesday preview

Summary:Notable headlines:Images: Follow the bouncing data at the U.S.

Notable headlines:

Images: Follow the bouncing data at the U.S. Open (right). Larry Dignan: IBM: Volleying data at the U.S. Open.

Office 2.0 coverage:

Ed Bott: Putting Blu-ray / HD-DVD to the test. Joe McKendrick: Good SOA testing needs a lot of sign-offs.

Ryan Naraine: Coming on Patch Tuesday: Windows, MSN Messenger Updates. Apple plugs gaping iTunes hole, doesn't tell everyone. Storm Worm botnet could be world's most powerful supercomputer.

Mary Jo Foley: Could there be such a thing as a free Microsoft lunch? Microsoft to sync its future Windows client and server fixes and updates. Microsoft: Volume licensees to get fewer CDs, shorter contracts.

Steve Jobs open letter to iPhone customers. Techmeme.

Apple to give $100 credit to iPhone buyers. Larry Dignan: What Jobs' iApology reveals about the iPhone. Ed Burnette: How much is Apple loyalty worth? Dennis Howlett:Steve Jobs smart credit move. Michael Krigsman, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Russell Shaw and Jason O'Grady on the move.

DOJ comments on Net neutrality. Russell Shaw: U.S. "Justice" Dept says OK for ISPs to assess surcharges for priority traffic. Judge deals blow to Patriot Act. AMD nurtures open-source graphics.

Phil Windley: Why Vista?

David Berlind: Don't let OOXML vs. ODF shenanigans tarnish other standards setters.

Microsoft aims at VMware's virtualization lead.

Ryan Stewart: "Online Photoshop" screenshot released.

Heather Clancy Collins: Psst, pass it along. (Or, taking "regifting" to new extremes). Harry Fuller: It's red hot in the green tech world.

Michael Krigsman: Rescuing software trainwrecks, without sacrificing goats. New techniques for saving failed projects.

Matthew Miller: HP announces new Windows Mobile and Windows CE devices.

David Morgenstern: Grokking the iPod.

Dennis Howlett: TIBCO hits skids on weak financial service markets.

Photos: Gadgets galore at IFA show (right).

Garett Rogers: Search your feeds with Google Reader, but not with Opera.

Dana Blankenhorn: Ban cell phones from hospitals?

New chip promises to track kids from miles away.

Intel sued over 'dual-core' branding.

Ad Age: The long tail is just not that long.

Topics: iPhone, Microsoft, Mobility, Windows

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Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CN... Full Bio

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